Manager Vegetation Management

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Location: Christiana, DE, United States
Organization: PHI Service Company
Job ID: 224447
Date Posted: Feb 26, 2020

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At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

Responsible for leading/directing an organization of 15-20 professionals who manage approximately $58-63M in annual contractor spends which include up to 700 contractors who execute Vegetation Management contracted projects/programs. Set the vision and strategy for the group, and lead the development and execution of the business plan. Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of Alliance Relationships with key service contractors related to Vegetation Management. Lead the development and implementation of strategic initiatives to improve processes and extract value from outsourced work. Lead the implementation and standardization of work practices and processes across the company. Engage with senior line management and Engineering and Project Management to ensure alignment of goals, objectives and initiatives and then lead own organization in the attainment of these goals.

Collaborate with Alliance partners to identify opportunities to improve the way the company does business with the contractor community and drive measurable results.

Develop and coordinate the implementation of strategic initiatives to drive improved performance in SAIFI, CAIDI and Customer Satisfaction.

Prepare the business scorecard, key performance indicators and facilitate the management review process. Sponsor an environment that promotes safety, diversity and a high performance culture through continuous improvement. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


- Provide leadership and development of Vegetation Management, Alliance Partnership, and Business Support group.

- Lead the development and management of strategic relationships with maintenance contractors, and manage and measure contractor performance across the company.

- Cultivate effective working relationships with senior management, Engineering, Project Management managers and Alliance company senior executives in order to effect change, align interests and drive results.

- Lead in the development of the business plan, goals and objectives for the organization and department and drive performance consistent with the plan while ensuring the highest level of customer service, contractor safety, productivity, and quality workmanship.

- Provide input to Corporate strategies and business plans.

- Coordinate performance measurement and benchmarking initiatives through scorecard Performance Indicators and facilitate management review process Investigate scorecard metrics performance gaps and provide remedial solutions. Coordinate intervention strategies in support of the organization

- Develop and maintain an environment that fosters a high performance culture and learning organization.

- Facilitate the transfer of knowledge and understanding of the corporate strategy and key success drivers across Exelon business units to help motivate and engage the group. 




- Bachelors degree in engineering or related field AND 10 or more years of related experience, including at least 4 years of managerial or supervisory experience, OR in lieu of bachelors degree, 14 or more years of related experience is required.

- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of electric distribution systems.

- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process enhancements and efficiencies.

- Proven leadership ability in a high performance culture.

- Proven highlevel management skills in coaching and developing business skills.

- Proven performance management skills.

- Demonstrated ability to build consensus, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster culture change.

- Demonstrated business acumen, customer awareness and ability to create value.

- Project Management experience.

- Experience in budget development.

- Demonstrated commitment to harness the strengths of individual differences for the common good of the corporation and its employees.

- The job requires daily interface with Senior Leadership within Electric Operations.

- The overall scope includes developing and coordinating plans for significant cost savings initiatives, with full responsibility for developing and reporting the savings to the organization.

- The ability to work independently is considerable, and requires scheduling activities with varying levels of management, developing and coordinating the Electric Operations financial prioritizations and business results processes, major initiatives for employee programs, and developing critical contacts within Electric Operations, as well as a variety of external organizations and consultants.

- Expectation is to make key decisions affecting the performance reporting, savings tracking, and employee activities.

- The position is highly visible and the ability to influence and build relationships across the organization, into the work force, and among the leadership team is critical.

- Responsible for vegetation management programs and contractor oversight of respective company.

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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